Sunday, September 14, 2008

Diana's Herd-SOLD

Zebra's have finally made it! 
I want to thank everyone that has left their wonderful comments in my previous posts. I have been extreeeemely busy and have not been able to respond back but I wanted to let you all know how much I appreciate them!!!

Diana's Herd         18x24   oil on linen  

20 comments:

Werner said...

This is veery lovely Sandra!

silvina said...

So THAT'S how black and white stripes are done right. Wow! This painting makes me crazy with curiosity. Who is this woman with a herd of zebra? She's so cool and sophisticated. Mysterious. Excellent work, Sandra.

sandra flood said...

Thank-you Werner!

sandra flood said...

Silvina Thanks!
She is a figment of my imagination.

I started with her in the middle of the canvas , a quick sketch and I was going to just do a painting of her and then I was inspired by a zebra painting, which I have always admired, by the 18th century artist George Stubbs.http://framesunlimited.com/products/297109

I just envisioned all these creatures behind her. I was going to take the painting further, really tightening up the stripes and legs of the zebra's, and the background but I decided that I liked the piece just the way it was.

There was something very regal about her and I immediately thought of the late Lady Diana.
Hence Diana's Herd!

I have a few more in the works too!

Anonymous said...

This painting is absolutely wonderful!!! I love everything about it. Is it for sale? I sure wish you taught painting workshops!
Lynn Nash

sandra flood said...

Thanks Lynn!
The painting sold two days ago. I wish I could give workshops too but I am a terrible teacher!

A.Decker said...

Very impressive! Sorry I don't have time to go into detail (although I'd love to), just wanted you to know, I really like this.

silvina said...

I went to the George Stubbs link you gave me. That painting was impressive. It reminded me of the dioramas in the Museum of Natural History in N.Y.

You have a terrific imagination!

Michael Dooney said...

great one. love the color and lighting on her face it really sets her apart.

Barbara M. said...

Just an amazing painting. I love
the mood, the colour and the force
in it.

Barbara

Robin Neudorfer said...

elegant and whimsical both at the same time. nice work

michelle said...

Your subjects are so interesting. Makes we wish I could converse with them, animals included. Wonderful work.

Sylvia Jenstad said...

what a dramatic piece... really cool

Nick said...

That's great Sandra, nobody does greens quite like you. And the figure reminds me of Manet or Sargent's La Femme aux Fourrures. one of my favorite studies of his.

Mike said...

Way to Go, Sandra !! Just enough unreal to be completely enticing! Most of us WISH we could paint like you!

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Kimberly said...

This soooooooooooo beautiful! Awesome work!

Kimberly

dominique eichi said...

Your work is so wonderful. You are such an inspiration for me.

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